[dpdk-users] [pktgen] pktgen Tx/Rx rates are not the same in loopback testing case
keith.wiles at intel.com
Fri Jul 21 17:40:47 CEST 2017
> On Jul 21, 2017, at 10:11 AM, Paul Tsvika <mozloverinweb at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi developers,
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What is the core layout for your system. Can you run the cpu-layout.py tool.
> Below is my hardware configuration:
> Memory: 32G ( 16 G on two channels )
> CPU: Xeon-D 1557 ( 12 cores, hyperthreading - 24 core )
> NIC: Intel X552/X557 10GBASE-T
> My motherboard has 2 10G ports so that I set up the testing experiment in
> I have compiled DPDK successfully and below is the steps how I configured
> $ sudo modprobe uio
> $ sudo insmod ./build/kmod/igb_uio.ko
> $ sudo ./usertools/dpdkdevbind.py -b igb_uio xxx:xx.0 xxx:xx.1
> $ sudo ./app/pktgen -c 0x1f -n 2 -- -P -m "[1:3].0, [2:4].1"
> <pktgen> start 0
> I use core 1 and core 3 work for port 0 tx/rx respectively. Core 2 and core
> 4 work for port 1 tx/rx respectively.
> I have some questions listed below:
> ( check my attachment d2.png )
> The TX rate is almost 10G, however, the RX rate is much lower than TX rate.
> I suppose this should not happen. Is my configuration wrong in any place ?
> I checked other developers and TX rate normally can reach 999x and RX rate
> is almost the same as TX rate.
> Please check the attachment ( start_log ).
> *Packet Burst 32, RX Desc 512, TX Desc 1024*, mbufs/port 8192, mbuf cache
> Is 32 the default packet size ? How can I configure it to 64 ?
> Why RX Desc is different to TX Desc ?
> *Port 0: Link Down <Enable promiscuous mode>*
> Port 1: Link Up - speed 10000 Mbps - full-duplex <Enable promiscuous mode>
> Port 0 is down at some points, how can I check the root cause to this issue?
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